Prince Dead At 57: Celebrities Pay Tribute To Late Music Legend
Prince shocked his many legions of fans – which included countless celebrities – when he unexpectedly died Thursday morning at age 57.
Tributes have been pouring in over the Internet, with scores of people posting about the influence that Prince had on their lives, and about how deeply he will be missed.
Madonna, Boy George, Bruno Mars, Oprah, Justin Timberlake, Cara Delevingne, Chaka Khan, Blake Shelton, Paul McCartney, Spike Lee, Elton John, Salma Hayek, Lil Wayne, Anne Hathaway and Alicia Keys were among the many celebrities that took to Twitter and Instagram to remember Prince for both his artistry and friendship.
He Changed The World!! A True Visionary. What a loss. I’m Devastated. This is Not A Love Song. pic.twitter.com/x4JaSxRraC
— Madonna (@Madonna) April 21, 2016
Today is the worst day ever. Prince R.I.P I am crying!
— Boy George (@BoyGeorge) April 21, 2016
Prince the doves really are crying now. Listening to your music. Remembering you. #RIPPrince
— Oprah Winfrey (@Oprah) April 21, 2016
Numb. Stunned. This can’t be real.
— Justin Timberlake (@jtimberlake) April 21, 2016
Please no! Some one please tell me it isn’t true #PRINCEWILLNEVERDIE
— Cara Delevingne (@Caradelevingne) April 21, 2016
— Chaka Khan (@ChakaKhan) April 21, 2016
Dang it… Truly hate hearing we lost Prince. Sad day..
— Blake Shelton (@blakeshelton) April 21, 2016
God bless this creative giant. Thanks Prince. Love X Paul
— Paul McCartney (@PaulMcCartney) April 21, 2016
A photo posted by Spike Lee (@officialspikelee) on
In absolute devastation today, I cry purple tears for the loss of my dear friend Prince. I will forever cherish you in my heart. #Prince
— Salma Hayek (@salmahayek) April 21, 2016
R.I.P. to the God Prince. Gone too soon but here forever. Sippin Purple Rain 4 the legend. There will never be another
— Lil Wayne WEEZY F (@LilTunechi) April 21, 2016
A photo posted by Anne Hathaway (@annehathaway) on
Prince was a gift and a genius. He showed us that we have no limits. His music left me forever changed. ❤ https://t.co/AbZc3AGxny
— Alicia Keys (@aliciakeys) April 21, 2016